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CIVL 2170 - Intro to Structural Design

Civil Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course provides a general introduction to the structural design process. Topics include limit states design philosophy, determination of dead, live, snow, and wind load effects according to national standards, gravity load paths and selection of structural systems.

Prerequisite(s)

CIVL 1120

Credits

2.5

Cost

$665.73

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 42017

Tue Sep 11 - Tue Nov 13 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 13 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 1710

Instructor

Mark Robertson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$665.73

Notes

  1. Prerequisite: CIVL 1120

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the philosophy of Limit States Design.
  • Explain the overall structural design process.
  • Quantify dead loads, occupancy loads, snow loads, and wind loads in accordance with current NBCC and BCBC Division B Part 4 criteria.
  • Trace vertical load paths through basic structural systems and multi-storey buildings.

Effective as of Winter 2015

Related Programs

CIVL 2170 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Civil Technology
    Part-time   Certificate

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